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Azerbaijan opposition leader ambushed amid pre-election clampdown

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan opposition leader ambushed amid pre-election clampdown 14 January 2013 A thorough, independent investigation is needed into what appears to have been an orchestrated attack on Azerbaijani opposition presidential candidate Isa Gambar on the campaign trail, Amnesty International said.According to Gambar’s Musavat Party, he was on his way to campaign in the southern coastal city of Lenkoran on Sunday when 10 vehicles attempted to block his convoy at the city’s entrance.A Musavat spokesperson told Amnesty International that a crowd of more than 100 people then…

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